Beautiful Photo of 96-Year-Old Mum With 8 Children, 36 Grandkids & 43 Great Grandchildren Goes Viral

Beautiful Photo of 96-Year-Old Mum With 8 Children, 36 Grandkids & 43 Great Grandchildren Goes Viral

- A woman, Ifeyinwa Nwakwesi, has celebrated her mother, Monica Okoye, on her 96th birthday as she shared a beautiful family photo

- Ifeyinwa said that Monica is blessed to have a large family of 36 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren, a revelation that surprised many

- People took to her Instagram comment section to pray for the mother, adding they want to live that long too

The photo of a 96-year-old Nigerian grandmother, Monica Okoye, with many children has stirred massive reactions on social media with people saying that she is indeed blessed.

Sharing the snap of their large family, one of the children, Dr Ifeyinwa Nwakwesi, appreciated God for the gift of life.

Ifeyinwa revealed that Monica birthed 12 children and eight who survived among them gave her 36 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.

Photos of grandmother with 66 children causes much frenzy on social media
Many people were wowed by the number of children the grandma has. Photo source: @ify.nwakwesi
Source: Instagram

On her Instagram page, she also shared a short video of Monica's children dancing around her as the nonagenarian celebrated her 96-year-old birthday.

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See the Instagram post showing the family below: compiled some of the reactions her post gathered on the platform:

mrs_nwandu said:

"She is BLESSED."

kachy423 said:

"She's Blessed. God keep my mum alive to see my children."

nyoulifefoodsandflavours said:


rubyonwudiwe said:

"Wow!!! Happy 96th Birthday Mama!"

fabmumng said:

"Your mummy is blessed. May God continue to strengthen her. Your family is beautiful."

thelma.ify6548 said:

"Wow... great to see you all looking fab and happy. Love to mama! Wish her many more years filled with love, joy and happiness."

chiomagoodhair said:

"Wow you all look so amazing!"

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a lady identified as Susan Solomon got many people talking on Twitter after she shared a photo of her grandma on Wednesday, April 21, the same day Queen Elizabeth celebrated her birthday.

Responding to the Royal Family's post on the platform, the lady said that just like the queen, her grandma is also celebrating her 95th birthday.

Susan attached a snap of her smiling grandma to the post. Congratulations poured in as people wished Susan's grandmummy a wonderful birthday celebration.


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